What is a wainscot?

Answer Wainscot is a type of paneling originating in the 14th century in Britain and made popular in Victorian architecture during the mid-1800s. It is used on a home's interior walls as a means to both h... Read More »

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Wainscoting - Wainscot?

Answer The word is pronounced" Waynes coating" not sure of the spelling. Its a wood paneling with small vertical strips about 1 1/2 inches wide. Popular in the 40's and 50's. Its reproduced now but... Read More »

Does Wainscot Look Good With a Modern Vanity?

Wainscot is wood paneling that is applied to the bottom 3 to 5 feet of an interior wall. The purpose of wainscoting is primarily decorative, but it does protect the bottom portion of the wall from ... Read More »